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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hurl, cast(verb)

    a violent throw

    cast, mould, form, mold, dramatis personae, plaster bandage, roll, stamp, plaster cast, cast of characters, shape, casting

  2. hurl, hurtle, cast(verb)

    throw forcefully

    vagabond, barf, frame, thrust, put, cat, spue, disgorge, range, be sick, wander, spew, sick, stray, rove, honk, roll, chuck, puke, throw, cast, redact, mould, purge, vomit, upchuck, vomit up, regorge, lunge, hurtle, mold, cast off, shake off, throw off, swan, throw away, tramp, contrive, drop, draw, ramble, regurgitate, throw up, drift, couch, project, retch, roam, shed

  3. lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust(verb)

    make a thrusting forward movement

    thrust, cast, squeeze, lunge, throw, stuff, push up, pierce, shove, hurtle, force

  4. hurl, throw(verb)

    utter with force; utter vehemently

    "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone"

    discombobulate, throw, cast off, bewilder, shed, confound, throw away, give, shake off, cast, thrust, drop, have, project, flip, hold, contrive, confuse, hurtle, throw off, befuddle, switch, bemuse, lunge, fox, make, bedevil, fuddle

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hurl

    To send is to cause to go or pass from one place to another, and always in fact or thought away from the agent or agency that controls the act. Send in its most common use involves personal agency without personal presence; according to the adage, "If you want your business done, go; if not, send;" one sends a letter or a bullet, a messenger or a message. In all the derived uses this same idea controls; if one sends a ball into his own heart, the action is away from the directing hand, and he is viewed as the passive recipient of his own act; it is with an approach to personification that we speak of the bow sending the arrow, or the gun the shot. To despatch is to send hastily or very promptly, ordinarily with a destination in view; to dismiss is to send away from oneself without reference to a destination; as, to dismiss a clerk, an application, or an annoying subject. To discharge is to send away so as to relieve a person or thing of a load; we discharge a gun or discharge the contents; as applied to persons, discharge is a harsher term than dismiss. To emit is to send forth from within, with no reference to a destination; as, the sun emits light and heat. Transmit, from the Latin, is a dignified term, often less vigorous than the Saxon send, but preferable at times in literary or scientific use; as, to transmit the crown, or the feud, from generation to generation; to transmit a charge of electricity. Transmit fixes the attention more on the intervening agency, as send does upon the points of departure and destination.

    cast, dart, delegate, depute, despatch, discharge, dismiss, drive, emit, fling, forward, impel, lance, launch, project, propel, send, sling, throw, transmit

    bring, carry, convey, get, give, hand, hold, keep, receive, retain

    To send from the hand to or toward (rarely at) a mark; send to a friend by a messenger or by mail; send a person into banishment; send a shell among the enemy.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hurl(v. a.)

    throw, fling, cast, pitch, send, toss, sling, chuck, flirt, shy

  2. hurl(n.)

    throw, cast, fling, toss

  3. hurl(n.)

    tumult, commotion, turmoil, confusion, bustle, disturbance, HURLY-BURLY

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  1. Seyoum Teshome:

    It was a grenade. Someone tried to hurl it to the stage where the prime minister was in, i saw some five people injured following the blast.

  2. Colleen Scarlett-Stice:

    What you did today truly hurt someone, and you should be ashamed. you didn’t see that he doesn’t understand that flailing, kicking, and trying to hurl himself backward makes it incredibly difficult, painful, and exhausting to carry him.

  3. Carly Fiorina:

    We’re not actually solving problems when we just hurl insults each other’s way, i think we need a leader who will actually honor citizens by reengaging them in the political process and in their government ….

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  • mrštitCzech
  • schleudernGerman
  • volver, devolver, proyectar, lanzar, tirar, arrojarSpanish
  • شلیک کردنPersian
  • oksentaa, paiskata, heittääFinnish
  • débecter, débecqueter, projeter, lancerFrench
  • उछालनाHindi
  • rimettere, slanciare, lanciare, rigurgitare, vomitare, tirareItalian
  • 던지다Korean
  • smijtenDutch
  • vomitar, arremessar, atirar, vômitoPortuguese
  • рыгать, бросать, швырять, швырнуть, блевать, броситьRussian
  • šmariťSlovak

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